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Chance Perdomo: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star on redefining his character Ambrose Spellman
The character of Ambrose Spellman was missing from the original '90s TV series, but in Netflix's gritty reboot he's a young pansexual warlock played by Chance Perdomo.
Maria Bello: The actor on her modern family, self-acceptance and how it all came together in the film Giant Little Ones
Actor and author Maria Bello opens up about how some remarkable wisdom from her son helped her realize the importance of living and loving without labels.
Danny Goldberg was the manager of Nirvana in the early '90s. Now, 25 years after Cobain's death, Goldberg has written a book about his experience with the band and life with and without Cobain.
Sam Richardson: The Veep actor on the show's evolution and the importance of bringing levity to politics
The Veep star talks about his time on the show and how the current political climate impacted the political comedy's final season.
Nirvana manager Danny Goldberg remembers Kurt Cobain 25 years later. Veep star Sam Richardson talks about the evolution of the show and how the current political climate impacted its final season. Maria Bello discusses her latest film Giant Little Ones and how she realized the importance of living and loving without labels.
Theatre artist Julie Tamiko Manning is the creator of a new play that uses verbatim interviews with internment camp survivors to explore Japanese-Canadian identity today.
Danny Elfman: The composer on The Simpsons, his partnership with Tim Burton and his first violin concerto
From The Simpsons to the eccentric realm of Tim Burton to the superhero universe of Spiderman and Avengers, composer Danny Elfman has been responsible for bringing fictional worlds to life with music for decades. Now he's taking on a new challenge: his first violin concerto.
Composer Danny Elfman takes us through his four-decade career, from scoring The Simpsons theme to his partnership with Tim Burton to writing his first violin concerto. The q screen panel breaks down the highlights from the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards. Theatre artist Julie Tamiko Manning talks about her new play called The Tashme Project, which shines a light on Japanese internment in Canada.
Canada Reads winners Ziya Tong and Max Eisen share what they hope Canadians will take away from the author's moving story. The q This music panel discusses what Lil Nas X's removal from the Billboard country chart says about country music today. Recording engineer Ron Skinner takes us through the story of Glenn Gould's Steinway piano in studio q.
Author Max Eisen and science journalist Ziya Tong talk about winning Canada Reads 2019 and what they hope Canadians will take away from Eisen's moving story.
Acclaimed songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul drop by the q studio to perform at Glenn Gould's practice piano and break down what goes into their award-winning songs.
For piano week on q, keyboardist Robin Hatch joins us live in our studio to perform new music at Glenn Gould's practice piano. She's toured with Canadian rock bands like Our Lady Peace, the Rural Alberta Advantage and Whitehorse, but her debut solo album is something totally different. Works for Solo Piano is contemporary classical with a touch of jazz.
Matthew Herbert set out to soundtrack Brexit with a collaborative project called the Brexit Big Band. Now, as that journey culminates in a vast and intensely political album titled The State Between Us, Herbert joins Tom Power to reckon with what it means to be British today.
Acclaimed songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul bring the music of Dear Evan Hansen with them into the q studio. British DJ and producer Matthew Herbert tells us how he set out to soundtrack Brexit. Keyboardist Robin Hatch shares new music from her debut solo album live at Glenn Gould's practice piano.
Director Jasmin Mozaffari tells us why she wanted to put bold, unapologetic women front and centre in her debut feature film Firecrackers. Grammy-winning musician Chilly Gonzales performs and breaks down why the piano affects listeners.
Chilly Gonzales dropped by the q studio to perform and talk about his new record Solo Piano III.
Filmmaker Jasmin Mozaffari talks about the emotional reaction that audiences are having to her debut film Firecracker and why she wanted to put bold, unapologetic women front and centre.
A few years ago, Henry D'Arthenay and his band started noticing that their music was becoming a soundtrack for the political protest movement in Venezuela, but as violence in the country escalated, they began to feel unsafe at their own shows. They decided to pack up and move to Mexico, where they're based now. D'Arthenay shares what he remembers of living in Caracas and how his music has changed his relationship with home as he watches the crisis unfold from afar.
Donna Grantis takes us through her life with the guitar, from playing with Prince to her solo debut. Henry D'Arthenay of La Vida Bohème shares how his music became a soundtrack for the political protest movement in Venezuela and what it's like watching the crisis at home unfold from afar. Billie Eilish performs when the party's over live in the q studio with her brother Finneas O'Connell on keys.
Donna Grantis takes us through her history with the guitar, from learning her first song to going to jazz school to playing her Purple Rain solo with Prince.